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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gabriella Lukacs The departure point for this introduction is the proposition that youth unemployment and underemployment are not social anomalies, but they are the new faces of labor for youth in East Asia. This introductory essay argues that a global crisis in capitalism that began in the early...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Giovanni Arrighi Duke University Press 2007 States, Markets, and Capitalism, East and West Giovanni Arrighi Writing in the mid-1960s, Geoffrey Barraclough contended that when the history of the first half of the twentieth century — which for most...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Heather Bowen-Struyk Duke University Press 2006 Guest Editor’s Introduction: Proletarian Arts in East Asia Proletarian Literature in the World The proletarian arts movement was an international politico-arts movement that flourished in the 1920s...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
... “disguising” of his Marxist view of history behind a Hegelian logic of nation-state formation and discusses the problem of mimesis and representation in the inversion of Hegel. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 So˘ In-­sik’s Communism and the East Asian Community (1937 – 40) Travis Workman...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Sit Tsui; Lau Kin Chi In an era of vacillations between threats of a nuclear war and promises of peace breakthroughs in East Asia, this article takes examples from public campaigns of women’s peace groups—such as Women’s Peace Walk, Women Cross DMZ (the Demilitarized Zone), Women’s Active Museum...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... .” positions 26 , no. 4 : 561 – 92 . Wang Zheng . 2017 . Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1964 . Oakland : University of California Press . Cold War Feminisms in East Asia: Introduction Suzy Kim All three concepts...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Kozue Akibayashi Japan occupies a unique position in the history of East Asia as the sole non-Western colonial power. Japan’s defeat in the Asia-Pacific War that ended its colonial expansion did not bring justice to its former colonies. The Japanese leadership and people were spared from being held...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Mark T. Berger Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Yellow Mythologies: The East Asian Miracle and Post-Cold War Capitalism Mark T. Berger Introduction: The Rise of East Asia and the End of the Cold War The end of the Cold War and the ensuing...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 519–567.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Barry Sautman Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Theories of East Asian Intellectual and Behavioral Superiority and Discourses on ”Race Differences” Barry Sautman In a 1993 interview, Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s longtime strongman...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 August 1996
...E. Nathaniel Gates Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Call for Papers Diasporic Intersections: African/East Asian Encounters in Postcolonial Contexts E. Nathaniel Gates, guest editor A new current of racialist thought, tied loosely to the older...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., across East Asia. From new household forms—including divorcees, single parents, adults living alone or with chosen kin, same-sex couples, and transnational marriages—to shifting ideologies of how families should be organized and kinship ties recognized, families have been at the center of substantial...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... to have provided some of the intellectual foundation for the ideology of the Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere. A brief intellectual biography of Miki and an examination of the founding and organization of the Shōwa Kenkyūkai are included, in addition to a close reading of some of Miki's journalism...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Immanuel Kant's political philosophy and theory of subjectivity and argues that he unwittingly moved toward a view that he explicitly rejected, Hegelian cultural universality. Miki attempted to justify Japanese imperialism through a logic of cultural mediation by which the cultures of East Asia were...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Naoki Sakai In characterizing one of the extraordinary achievements of positions: east asia cultures critique , one cannot overestimate a political investment gradually constituted, wittingly or unwittingly, throughout the career of the periodical by the editorial team to counteract the implicit...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Mun Young Cho How do recent transnational encounters in East Asia help us explore the condition of poverty amidst increasingly unpredictable global and national political economy? Against a backdrop of East Asian “postmiracle” times, this article sheds light on the precarity of South Korean...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 809–836.
Published: 01 November 2014
... it (the colonial chemist Ri Sŭnggi, scouted by North Korea in 1950). The Vinalon Factory near Hamhŭng City—a factory originally built by a Japanese chemical company and a city rebuilt with the assistance of East Germany—also became a national emblem of its own, as a factory that arose solely from the toil...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 317–347.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ou-Byung Chae This article examines the genealogy of postcolonial state culture in South Korea in the context of the changing imperial order in East Asia. First, we reveal an uneasy, uncomfortable, and antagonistically complicit relationship between colonial culture, anticolonial culture...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... historical context that has challenged a perennial Japan-centered perspective since 1895, namely, that the Japanese are the dominant power, culture, and people in East Asia. The rise of a China-centered narrative since the late 1990s has superseded the assumed preeminence of Japan in Asia, a preeminence...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 February 2015
...James L. Hevia The Visualizing Culture controversy demonstrated the ongoing struggle in East Asia over the meaning of the twentieth-century conflicts between Japan and neighboring countries. Critics demanded that the images of Japanese and Qing soldiers required narrative context, but narratives...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and local developers flexibility to pursue new circuits of East and Southeast Asian foreign investment. These regulatory flexibilities are often framed and read as corruption under what I argue is another mode of urban development, transparency. Transparency is championed by international development...